A woman was killed allegedly by her brother centring a feud over inheriting and taking possession of their ancestral property in Monirampur upazila of Jashore on Tuesday night.
The deceased, Noorjahan Begum, 50, was wife of Md Alauddin of Galda village in the upazila.
Officer in Charge (investigation) of Monirampur Police Station SM Enamul Haque said they detained deceased's younger brother Abdur Rahim, 33, for his alleged involvement in the murder.
Quoting the deceased and arrestee's family members and neighbours, police said Rahim locked in an altercation with Noorjahan over their shares in family properties around 9:00pm on Tuesday.
At one stage, Rahim took a knife and started stabbing his elder sister indiscriminately, leaving her critically injured, police said, adding that Noorjahan was rushed to Monirampur Upazila Health Complex, where the doctors declared her dead.
Meanwhile, police produced Rahim before a Jashore court yesterday that sent him to jail.